South Korean special police officers enter a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, during an anti-terror exercise as part of Ulchi Freedom Guardian, an annual joint military operation between South Korea and the US
Police fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters on Monday in Ferguson, Missouri, after days of unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman
Police officers aim their weapons at demonstrators, having fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Tear gas rains down on a woman standing with her arms raised after a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson policeman in Missouri.
A sequence in which a protester throws back a smoke bomb while clashing with police in Ferguson, Missouri. Police fired several rounds of tear gas to disperse protesters late on Wednesday, on the fourth night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting last weekend of an unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen arrives for testimony before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Washington, DC. Ms Yellin delivered her semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress.
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American League’s Brian Dozier, of the Minnesota Twins, took the plate following a rain delay in the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby on Monday in Minneapolis
Men lift a replica of a boat, known as a Moorish galleon, during celebrations ahead of the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Williamsburg, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Every year, the Italian-American community of the Williamsburg neighbourhood reenacts a fourth century pageant at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, to commemorate the return of the Bishop of Nola, San Paolino, after being held in captivity for two years by North African conquerors. The galleon represents the boat that San Paolino returned to Nola on.
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The US and Chinese national flags are prepared ahead of a meeting that forms part of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on Thursday.
Lightning strikes One World Trade Center in Manhattan as the sun sets behind the city after a summer storm in New York on Wednesday
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A visitor prays at the grave of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, at the Old Montefiore Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York
US secretary of state John Kerry, centre left, speaks with Lithuanian foreign minister Linas Linkevicius during a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at Nato headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday
William Temple, from the Golden Isle Tea Party in Brunswick, GA, sits in the audience at the beginning of the second day at the 5th annual Faith & Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” Policy Conference in Washington
A descendant of Comanche Indian soldiers prays on Utah Beach on Monday in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, northwestern France. Fourteen Comanche code talkers landed there on June 6, 1944, with the 4th US infantry division.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, along with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and former President Bill Clinton tour the Memorial Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Thursday
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Sarah Jessica Parker attends the “Charles James: Beyond Fashion” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.
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Philip Triplett recovers an American flag from the destroyed home of a family friend after it was hit by a tornado in Louisville, Mississippi. A string of deadly tornadoes tore through the region beginning on Monday, leaving more than two dozen dead.
People try out the new 850ft-long SlotZilla Zipline at the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada
Debris from an RV lot is strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas. A storm system that killed more than 20 people continued its march across a large swath of the US southeast on Tuesday, packing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds and the threat of more tornadoes.
The sun rises over the Hoover Dam, a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. The Hoover Dam was finished in 1936 and impounds Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in theUS by volume.